To stay ahead of the curve, demos have always used hardware to the fullest extent available, sometimes in unorthodox and unauthorized ways. But when that hardware becomes yesterday's news, it is those very tricks that cause such demos to become lost to history. For half a decade, Hornet has been working on the Mindcandy series, a collection of DVDs reproducing demos to the best of their ability. But what's involved in that process? In this talk given at Block Party 2008, Trixter of Hornet discusses how a combination of techniques were used to restore for the present what has nearly been lost to the past.